Comeback Attempt Falls Short in Five-Game Loss to Butler

Youngstown -- The Youngstown State volleyball team (10-11, 4-6 Horizon League) trailed two-games-to-one and forced a fifth game but the Penguins' comeback attempt and winning streak were both snapped after a 33-31, 24-30, 20-30, 32-30, 16-18 loss to Butler (10-11, 4-6 Horizon League) on Saturday afternoon at the Beeghly Center.

Senior Jessica Fraley posted her 12th double-double of the season with 19 kills and 15 digs while Ebony Barbosa and Ruth Boscaljon each tallied 13 kills. Barbosa registered a double-double with 13 digs and Boscaljon tallied seven blocks.

Sophomore Allison Heinz added 10 kills and junior Karla Everhart recorded a double-double with 56 assists and 18 digs. Everhart also notched seven kills and three blocks.

The Penguins visit Green Bay, Friday, Oct. 19, at 8 p.m.